Policy & Regulation

Overview

ELP offers regulatory advice and policy support across practices and industry sectors, including contentious litigation support, representing clients before sector regulators, quasi-judicial authorities, commissions and tribunals. Additionally, we provide advocacy support to companies and industry associations.

Some of our work includes:

Assisted the Government of India

  • As a member of Expert Committee formed by Ministry of Finance for Rationalization of Tax Structure for Gems and Jewellery Industry in India.
  • Towards strategizing on Market Access and Domestic Regulation issues in the context of Goods and Services negotiations at the WTO.
  • For identifying non- tariff barriers impacting trade in the context of Free Trade Agreements.
  • Advised the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India on non-tariff barriers to trade in the context of bilateral engagements, including Indo-EU, Indo-Japan, Indo-Korea, Indo-EFTA and India-BIMSTEC FTAs respectively.
  • Advised the Government on policies concerning Renewable Energy and Information Technology to be WTO compliant.

Representation / Policy Initiatives on behalf of the clients, are made to

  • Ministry of Finance, Government of India
  • Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India
  • Ministry of the New and Renewable Energy, Government of India
  • Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products

29 Oct 2021 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products

9 Oct 2021 | Read More

ELP Knowledge Series – Part 2 of 2021

15 Sep 2021 | Read More

Manufacturing and other operations in bonded warehouses

10 May 2021 | Read More

ELP - Knowledge Series – Part 1 of 2021

27 Apr 2021 | Read More

Production Linked Incentive Scheme

21 Apr 2021 | Read More

Union Budget 2021: An Analysis

2 Feb 2021 | Read More

India's 'Internet Freedom' Compromised - Are Our Laws & Policies Too Old

15 Aug 2020 | Read More

Bar on Global Tenders: Issues & Perspectives

28 Jul 2020 | Read More

Union Budget 2020: An Analysis

2 Feb 2020 | Read More

ELP - Knowledge Series - India Update - Part 4 of 2019

22 Jan 2020 | Read More

ELP - Knowledge Series - India Update - Part 3 of 2019

3 Sep 2019 | Read More

ELP Knowledge Series - India Update Part 2 of 2019

7 May 2019 | Read More

Regulatory Update – Draft National e-commerce policy

26 Feb 2019 | Read More

ELP Knowledge Series - India Update Part 1 of 2019

19 Feb 2019 | Read More

Budget 2019: Judicial Reform Is What This Economy Needs Now

2 Feb 2019 | Read More

Interim Union Budget 2019 - An Analysis

1 Feb 2019 | Read More

Draft Indian Drones Policy 2.0

23 Jan 2019 | Read More

ELP Knowledge Series - India Update Part 2 of 2018

10 Sep 2018 | Read More

Union Budget, 2018

18 Jan 2018 | Read More

ELP Update - Amendments to the Prevention of Corruption Act

2 Dec 2021 | Read More

ELP Knowledge Series - India Update Part 1 of 2018

14 Jun 2018 | Read More

Recognitions